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're in an environment where it is too clean you could get the next infection that comes along. >> give me a deep breath. >> reporter: the doctor says our super clean life-style could be partly to blame for the rise in the number of people with allergies and asthma. >> i view the immune system as an army, and if it doesn't have anything to fight, in many cases it will fight allergens. >> dogs, cats, trees. >> reporter: she has allergies, as well as three of her friends at school. >> we can't be like a normal kid. >> reporter: recent studies give new weight to the decades-old theory that some germs help our systems, between the harmful and harmless irritants. these findings of this population shows that kids raised on cow farms had reduced risk of allergies. >> there is a link between the farming community having less of a link between the allergies, and the kids having less of them as they grow up. >> reporter: the experts say the alcohol-based sanitizers do have a place in our lives. in hospitals, public places, and for those of us with compromised immune systems. >> the key is to balance personal clea
environment -- it's not a laboratory. you're catching this in a completely naturalistic environment. you don't know -- there's a lot of things. you don't know exactly how it's going to go. we set up everything and then as the pilots and parachuters were planning their execution, we had to hope that what they said they were going to do would come in and all work right. you'll see in the show a lot of stuff went wrong. >> dr. barth, i have to say, i've been somewhat fatalistic when i ride an airplane. why put on a seat belt? come on. no one is surviving this crash but that's not true. you say people survive plane crashes at an incredibly high rate? >> most people survive plane crashes and most plane crashes are survivable. >> because of where they've chosen to do, where they've chosen to sit? why do they survive? >> a whole lot of factors go into that, but part of it is being aware of where your exits are and what you're going to do to survive. some are dependent on the crash. the first ten rows were destroyed. >> oh, first class. >> sit in the way back. >> cindy measured the potential for inj
anyone execute on anything within this environment? if the projections hold true and i'm sure ben in chicago and the president won't want to accept the projections but if they hold true, we'll end up with a congress that looks pretty much just as it does today, same president, dealing with the same dysfunctional congress, house controlled by the republicans and nothing will get done and in that environment, voters not uj reasonably will say well how does this get better? >> i think that politico yesterday, ben, outlined questions or statements that might haunt the president in these debates and one was i'm going to change the culture of washington and washington's culture hasn't changed. the president would say that's no small due to the fact that republicans have been historically obstructionists but, you know, there is a sense that four more years what's it going to get you? >> i think that americans have seen a president who's always reached across the aisle throughout his career, whether that was in illinois to pass campaign finance reforms, in the u.s. senate he reached acros
in this environment. >>trace: good to see you, mile. >> f.b.i. agents have been able to inspect the scene in benghazi, three weeks, now, after the deadly attacks which killed a u.s. ambassador and three staffers. the f.b.i. reports the agents arrived today and left a short time later. according to the reporting of cbs it consisted of several forensic specialists who collected as were evidence from the burned out come pound. this comes after a bombshell report in the "washington post" newspaper claiming that one of their reporters found sensitive documents in the compound sitting out in plate sight. the u.s. attorney general holder refused to address the issue with reporters. here he is. >> i don't want to comment on that which is an ongoing matter but i am confident through the steps we are taking and that we plan to take that we will be able to exploit the scene as is appropriate and hold accountable those people who committed those acts. >>trace: lawmakers are preparing for a hearing on the attack and will call a state department staffer to definite would claims the administration shot down request
-50 environment. >> that's right. >> half of the country is supporting the other half of the country. is that who we want to be? >> liberalism had an impatience and hostility to the american congressional system, the olderaxoms and principles of the american public. that is a polar working its way out. we are seeing living hosstillity with the constitution and still the legal constitution. it is hard to bridge a gap that is a century old and has been certainly for the past generation deepening. >> which way are we going. i think conservatives is the horse to bet on in the long run but interesting to see what will happen to liberalism. >> president obama and mitt romney getting ready for the first presidential debate. and i wonder if there are butter flies. what is going on behind the scenes. heather has a sneak peek. sex offenders suing for the right to hand out halloween canny? they say it is a freedom of speech issue for them. is it? we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ >> steve: got quick headlines for you this wednesday morning. american airline is padly install would clamps for the loose seats on th
was reading the assessments and understanding the threats he knew that this was a difficult environment to operate in as well. it's a horrible tragedy that took place and something that we hope and pray will never happen again but to make political hay and gain out of it, it really doesn't help support the efforts of our people. >> quickly i have to ask you, were you disappointed in the handling of -- ambassador rice came out with the information she had available at the time, congressman king of new york wanting her to resign, paul ryan said in a new interview he would not go that far. again, a lot of moving parts. were you disappointed in how this at least was handled if there is, in fact, now an opening for political gain or genuine questions here? >> well, i think that the attempt to make political gain out of this came forward before any facts were known. it's clear this is a strategy that's being pur sisued by the romney team and unfortunately they're continuing to look for more reasons to make an argument that president obama's foreign policy, which is hands down much more popula
business because you have a coal situation and environment and all those concerns. how do you win on that argument in your state and how is mandel running that case? he seems like he's stuck with the romney idea. >> yeah, he is. and i think you win on that by, you know, you know, we've talked enough on this show, chris, and you get this better than almost anybody, that it's not liberal/conservative, left or right, it's whose side you're on. i go to belmont county and zanesville and cambridge and woodsfield and these communities in appalachia. they know i want to keep programs strong for veterans. veterans have a higher unemployment rate. we're always working on helping with manufacturing. there's a lot of small manufacturers in these small communities, and i want to make sure that these workers get an opportunity to send their kids to school. we have more coal mine jobs today in ohio than we did four years ago. it's not a huge number anymore, but it matters in our state, and we're seeing those -- i think those miners come around and support the president in the end in pretty large
did you find out? >> we found out that really it's a natural airplane environment. we could see a real crash very different from a laboratory. we were able to collect the full event that will help design seats and interiors for safer aircraft in the future. gregg: what happened to some of the dummies on the inside? >> the front of the airplane was completely destroyed, the nose was destroyed. gregg: really. >> yep. and then a little bit further back there was potential for severe injury. in the middle moderate injury, and in the tail you would have been good if you were wearing a seatbelt. >> since the front of the plane basically got blown-out does that mean the fatal seats were what, rows one through seven in. >> yeah, about row 4 to row 10 was completely destroyed. gregg: wow. and seat 7a was catapulted straight out of the plane? >> like you might see in this kind of thing there was a giant debris field, several of the rows spread across the desert. gregg: some of the dummies were seatbelted but seated straight up, right? >> we had a brace-position dummy, some in the normal sit up p
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control is talking to you. you know you're in a hostile environment. and you cannot think about anything else. you have to be focused, otherwise you're going to die. >> reporter: i asked kitinger whose record from jumping from 102,000 feet has stood for 52 years, if he has a tinge of jealousy. >> he's advancing science and he'll do a great job. >> reporter: and that's key here. the records mean a lot. but what this team wants to get out of this is the scientific and aerospace advancements. they want to see if that suit that felix is going to wear is going to be the next generation spacesuit, to see if people can survive outside a space vehicle inside event of a malfunction. >> what a soir, brian, thank you. >>> you're in "the situation room." happening now, mitt romney says president obama is leading from behind. but he isn't the first to use that description. we have the reporter who heard it first from a member of the obama administration. >>> we also have inside information about vice president joe biden's preparations for his crucial debate with paul ryan. and depending on how old yo
that it's an a austere environment and it's not safe. my answer to that is you do what you have to to make sure that it is safe so you can conduct your investigation. you ask your guys on the ground what is needed to secure that area and you do it immediately. to me there is no other acceptable course of action regarding it. martha: what do you think -- the more you learn about the details of that night, and that your two former colleagues were half a mile away in another location, and that this action apparently moved from the consulate where ambassador stevens was to the area half a mile away where they were and they got drawn into this. what does that tell you from your experience? >> from an operative's perspective it absolutely tells me there was a number of individuals utilized in the attack, without question, in my opinion, it was preplanned and it needs to be coordinated at a petty high level. so it's not something that is easy to pull off based on the fact that there was multiple locations, good distances apart, for sure that they had pretty reliable intelligence on what was going
are you going to pay for the tax cut? how will you create jobs and all of this environment. and still all the things that you want to do. just doesn't add up. that is very point that the president made last night. it doesn't add up. >> what mitt romney said last night when he was governor he worked with a democrat house and senate he will work across party lines to make things happen. just not the president that makes things happen. you have to work together. that is how our forefathers meant it. president obama when he had his democrat house and senate he got everything he wanted and still his policies failed. but mitt romney has been proven to make things happen and make things greater. jon: angela -- >> i'm glad you said that please tell your folk on capitol hill. that is exactly what we need in washington right now. which need both parties working together to move us forward. >> maybe need to help obama with communications so he can do better in the next debate. jon: there is a compliment for you. cory, an gell last, thank you both. >> thank you. jenna: some new details about an al qa
come to live with and work with there. for the environment we had. we felt we needed more and not less. >> so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department, we need this. and the answer kept coming back as? >> you've got to do with less. for what reasons, i don't know. >> sharyl, do those believe that if, in fact, those security teams had not been withdrawn, even though they can't really know the answer, but they may very well have been able to resisted the attack and saved lives? >> well, they certainly talked about that according to colonel wood. he says he wonders. he told us that armed members of his military team as well as the companion state department security team would have traveled to benghazi with ambassador wood had they still been in the country on september 11th. but on that day the u.s. was down 34 highly trained security officers in libya compared to just six months before. the state department told us they're still sorting through everything but that they don't see evidence of a lot of security requests that were denied. charlie? >> th
. for the environment that we had, we felt that we needed more and not less. megyn: joining me now is brad blakeman, former assistant to george w. bush. and the chairman of the dnc. gentlemen, welcome back. now we have had a bipartisan effort on top of capitol hill into exactly what the situation is there and why the ambassador and the others were not better protected. brad, how does this man's testimonial change the story? >> i think it shows that the truth eventually comes out. no matter how the white house wanted to stone unturned stone wall. it did not fit their political narrative once before a presidential election, but somehow osama bin laden is dead and al qaeda is forever vanished. it is not true. al qaeda is alive and well. he is doing harm to american citizens, we now know that our consulate in benghazi was substandard and we received a waiver from the state department with regard to security. the laws were inferior, that construction, rebar, our ambassador was not properly protected as he should've been should have been in moving around the country with proper security. the security was
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let's go ahead and release that earlier. it will have a negligible effect on the environment and hopefully the supply situation. also refineries here, some going back on-line, helping -- they're getting repaired. so we should see relief sometime soon. most experts say we'll see that relief coming slow, that we haven't reached the peak as of yet. but over the next couple of weeks, perhaps by thanksgiving, we could see prices on the decline. but for now, looks like we might be dealing with pry high prices here. >> steve: how many refineries are off line right now, causing the spike? >> there are a number of big ones. one in northern california where there was a fire last -- we only have 14 refineries here in california. so if you have just a couple, like five of them off line, then we could see certainly a spike here in the gas. the real big issue is that regulation, the california regulation that wouldn't allow any of these oil companies to release that winter blend. so now that they can release the winter blend, we could see relief. >> gretchen: thanks very much for that upda
environment. patti ann: we'll see what happens after the upcoming vice-presidential debate and beyond. >> it will be interesting. patti ann: yeah, that's for sure. thank you as always for joining us with the very latest numberss. bill: he was telling us last week to wait until monday morn. very interesting how that develops. >>> the break in a case of a missing 10-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway is her name. police say jessica was last seen on friday morning walking to school and then she vanished. police extended their search into the town of superior, colorado. that is a bit north of denver after discovery of a new clue there. alicia acuna is own the story live in denver now. good morning. >> reporter: hi, good morning, bill. westminster police say that on sunday someone in the neighboring suburb of superior found a backpack and a water bottle on a sidewalk. now investigators won't say what they found inside the backpack but they do believe it belongs to 10-year-old jessica ridgeway who disappeared on her walk to meet friends to head to their school bus stop on friday. more than 800
, they are helping the environment. when you live in a golden state, dealing with prices over $5 a gallon are not making people happy. jenna: jon is going to send you a check so you can make sure you can get to work. adam, nice to see you as always. >> reporter: you guys make the big money. jenna: thank you, adam, talk to you soon. jon: i notice there is a prius at the pump. jenna: did you see that in the red prius. jon: even the hybrids are having to pay the 5-dollar-plus prices. one presidential candidate gaining ground in a key battleground state. we will bring you the latest numbers. in one state police bust a bomb plot aimed at several churches. why the suspect's family says they are relieved he is under arrest. we'll have some of the details of his plan ahead. humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up, but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as you go through your life with personalized policies and discounts when you need them most. just call... and speak with a licensed representative about saving on your policy when you get
to revise it and her reputation. >> when i come into an environment like hp, you know what i do? i try to figure out what this company does well, and then could we do more of that? >> reporter: but when they gave her an hp laptop a year ago, meg whitman was not impressed. >> well, i said it was a brick. and i must say, i feel a little badly. but i think they understood what i meant, which is we can do better. >> reporter: today, hp unveils its elite pad, a tablet for business and the centerpiece of a new line of products that combine hp's engineering and whitman's imprint. design. >> maybe that's the biggest change in technology over the last few years, people want something they feel proud to carry, that makes you feel great as a user. >> reporter: it's been a tough first year for whitman. hp hp's pretty and butter sales fell. whitman is cutting 29,000 jobs. a billionaire in her own right, this is not a job she needs. so why take on this high-stakes challenge? >> yeah. because hp matters. >> reporter: founded by bill hulett and dave pack arrested in a pallo alto garage, hp is the corn
about cancer-causing items in our environment? chemicals known as perks from our dry cleaner can be dangerous. >> if you have no choice, when you bring home your dry cleaning, remove the plastic bag. let the clothes air out before putting them in your closet or on your body. >> reporter: empowering us all to take back some control from this devastating disease. for "good morning america," amy robach, abc news, new york. >> good information right there. >>> coming up, what would you do if you saw a father buying alcohol for underaged kids? >>> also, two women, one big ambush makeover. wait until you see how they look now. honey, don't use your sleeve. vo: for cold and flu season, there's clorox bleach. (bell ringshi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in honey bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better. >>> all right. d.j. m.o.s. rolling the tunes inside our studio. coming to times square, to the question, when kids get their hands on alcohol, latest survey shows that the source is often
company, hewlett-packard, trying to revise it and her reputation. >> when i come into an environment like hp, you know what i do? i try to figure out what this company does well, and then could we do more of that? >> reporter: but when they gave her an hp laptop a year ago, meg whitman was not impressed. >> well, i said it was a brick. and i must say, i feel a little badly. but i think they understood what i meant, which is we can do better. >> reporter: today, hp unveils its elite pad, a tablet for business and the centerpiece of a new line of products that combine hp's engineering and whitman's imprint. design. >> maybe that's the biggest change in technology over the last few years, people want something they feel proud to carry, that makes you feel great as a user. >> reporter: it's been a tough first year for whitman. hp hp's pretty and butter sales fell. whitman is cutting 29,000 jobs. a billionaire in her own right, this is not a job she needs. so why take on this high-stakes challenge? >> yeah. because hp matters. >> reporter: founded by bill hulett and dave pack arrested in a pal
emergency action saying we can add the winter blend. it's worse for the environment, so you normally don't sell it until october 31st. they're going to try to start early. you've got people spending 100 bucks to fill up their suvs. >> wow. all right. very good. thank you so much. we'll continue tomorrow. we appreciate it. we'll be right back on "morning joe." i love this time of year. it's like its own new beginning. it's all about change. the kids are going back to school, it's the perfect time to get back to you. to do something for yourself. a perfect time to join weight watchers. you spend your life taking care of others, why not take this time to take care of you? why not join weight watchers and start losing weight and feeling good, right now? you deserve it. you just gotta believe. [ female announcer ] join now for free. hurry offer ends october 20th. [ jennifer ] weight watchers. because it works. hurry offer ends october 20th. capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greate
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